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‘Believing you’re a winner’ gives men a testosterone boost and promiscuous disposition

Aug 09, 2018

New findings suggest that the male body tries to “optimise” self-perceived improvements in social status through hormonal shifts that promote “short-term mating”.

Lost Norse of Greenland fuelled the medieval ivory trade, ancient walrus DNA suggests

Aug 08, 2018

New DNA analysis reveals that, before their mysterious disappearance, the Norse colonies of Greenland had a “near monopoly” on Europe’s walrus ivory supply. An overreliance on this trade may have contributed to Norse Greenland’s collapse when the medieval market declined.

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